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Jayne Kelley


Jayne Kelley is an editor and writer based in Chicago. She works mostly on books about architecture. She is currently clinical assistant professor and assistant director of events and publications at the UIC School of Architecture. Her projects there include the forthcoming book Now and Then. Previously, she worked at the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), in Montreal, most recently as managing editor in the publications division. She is co-editor of American Framing (Park Books, 2021) and The Museum Is Not Enough (Sternberg Press / CCA, 2019) and co-author of The Western Town (Hatje Cantz, 2013). Her writing has appeared in Area, Clog, the Journal of Architectural Education, MAS Context, NESS, and Flat Out, where she is a member of the editorial board. Through her freelance practice, she has copy edited dozens of manuscripts and has collaborated in various ways with the Architect’s Newspaper, the CCA, M+, the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize, and several architecture, design, and law firms.


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American Postmodern

Essay by Jayne Kelley